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Definitions for interesting
ˈɪn tər ə stɪŋ, -trə stɪŋ, -təˌrɛs tɪŋin·ter·est·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interestingadjective

    arousing or holding the attention

Wiktionary

  1. interestingadjective

    Arousing or holding the attention or interest of someone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interesting

    of Interest

  2. Interestingadjective

    engaging the attention; exciting, or adapted to excite, interest, curiosity, or emotion; as, an interesting story; interesting news

Freebase

  1. Interesting

    "Interesting" was the fifth episode of British sitcom The Young Ones. It was written by Ben Elton, Rik Mayall and Lise Mayer, and directed by Paul Jackson. It was first broadcast on BBC2 on 7 December 1982.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. interesting

    In hacker parlance, this word has strong connotations of ‘annoying’, or ‘difficult’, or both. Hackers relish a challenge, and enjoy wringing all the irony possible out of the ancient Chinese curse “May you live in interesting times”. Oppose trivial, uninteresting.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interesting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1182

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interesting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #592

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interesting' in Adjectives Frequency: #126

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interesting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interesting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of interesting in a Sentence

  1. Vojin Muncin:

    We have dozens of people every week interested in taking our Yugo tour around city landmarks built from the 1950s to 1980s, genex Tower is among the most interesting sight. People see it on their way from the airport and it immediately draws their attention.

  2. Paula Abdul:

    Life is so weird, where it leads you, you never know. And I just think it'd be a really interesting show.

  3. Benoit Coeure:

    El Salvador, that is an interesting experiment indeed, we have been clear at the BIS that we don’t see bitcoin as having passed the test of being a means of payments. Bitcoin is a speculative asset and should be regulated at such.

  4. Mike Hollman:

    Best viewed at low tide, these beautiful boulders always make for interesting photographs.

  5. John Urwin:

    As the largest and most diverse U.S. state to have legalized( physician-assisted suicide), it will be interesting to see if the characteristics of those seeking( physician-assisted suicide) are similar to those of the other states that have done so, depending on how( physician-assisted suicide) is received in California, other states may be more or less likely to pass similar legislation.

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